posted on Oct, 4 2012 @ 01:11 AM
reply to post by silverbullett
You are trying to jack this thread by bringing up issues that have no bearing on the fundamental root of the problem with the US political system.
The US is a country that is rich enough in technology, intelligence, and the sciences to support it's citizens through a booming economy, and
But, the population (and thus politicans) are so polarized due to a culture of extreme narcissism, that not a damn thing that is positive is being
done to work towards these goals. Everyone's to busy playing moronic games and focused on "Which candidate wore a bigger US flag pin" or "had the
most uppers before the debate" instead of talking to those around them that they have differences with, and working to come to compromises on those
Politicians are just a reflection of the population they server, and as our population refuses to work together to get anything accomplished, our
elected officials follow in this example, or risk losing their jobs.
They are literally doing the will of the people, and the people don't want to work together to solve anything, so here we sit - at a standstill.